Instructor Sarah McLane and her Spring 2015 GIS certificate students are hosting a GIS Showcase on Wednesday, May 13 from 5:00-8:00pm at the Maui Brewing Co in the Kihei Tech Park. Join us to learn more about Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and how this technology can transform the way you manage and operate your business or organization,
In December, 17 students from Kauai, Maui, Molokai and Hawaii islands completed their GIS 150 and GIS 180 courses to attain the Certificate of Competence in GIS in Ecosystem Management through the University of Hawaii, Maui College. They will be the first cohort of GIS Certificate students to complete the hybrid format classes and obtain
GIS 180 students presented their final projects during a GIS Showcase event held on December 14th at Cow Pig Bun restaurant in the Maui Research & Technology Park. We had an incredible turn-out with over 100 attendees and representatives from 30 different Maui companies that either use GIS or are hoping to in the future.
By Sarah McLane Bryan, GIS Educational Specialist, UHMC First of all I wanted to say Mahalo to all of you in our local GIS community who have been supporting our efforts to build our program here at UHMC and across the state. Many of you have contributed resources, curriculum, data, fieldtrip sites, presentations and your
Backburner projects are small tasks, projects and work that just seem to never get done. Maybe they aren't high enough on your priority list to fund a full position to do this. Or maybe they are just too short term. Now, you can work with the University of Hawaii, Maui College students to get these
I ka nānā no a ‘ike…By observing one learns Every year, the National Geographic Society (NGS) and the National Park Service conduct a “BioBlitz” in a different national park during the decade leading up to the U.S. National Park Service Centennial in 2016. During BioBlitz, teams of volunteer scientists, Hawaiian cultural practitioners, families, students, and
Our GIS Team on Hawaiʻi island, as a part of our Certificate Program here at UHMC, worked with Dr. Ryan Perroy's un-manned drone project at the University of Hawaiʻi Hilo to map out the lava flow that is encroaching on Puna town. Their story was filmed by a crew on the Discovery Channel and is
We are still looking for participants in our employer engagement survey. If you are an employer on Hawaiʻi, Maui, Molokaʻi, Lanaʻi or Kauai we want to hear from you! Follow this link to let us know about your GIS needs for recruitment, training and future growth potential: Take Survey.
A Maui News article on January 8, 2015 highlighted how the GIS program at UHMC parallels the growth of industry needs. The article quotes instructor Sarah McLane Bryan: "GIS is a growing technology statewide, but on Maui in particular, our industry engagement indicates potential for over 160 GIS jobs in the next five years on
https://vimeo.com/116096821 Interested in earning the Geographic Information Systems in Ecosystem Management Certificate of Competence at UHMC? Learn about the program in this video featuring interviews with GIS Education Specialist/Instructor Sarah McLane Bryan and students discussing the benefits of learning GIS skills. This fast track program enables you to complete two required hybrid courses back-to-back